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The entombed fossil, of a female measuring 0.3 inches (8.2 millimeters) in length, was so well-preserved that its minuscule body structures were retained in exceptional condition. This enabled scientists to identify the tiny arthropod as not only a previously unknown species, but a previously unknown suborder as well, adding a branch to the millipede family tree.
Other than the millipede's unusually small size, several clues told the scientists that this specimen differed from the three other suborders within the Callipodida order. It lacked certain hair-like growths; the shape of its rear segment was unique, and while most callipodidans' compound eyes contain at least 30 optical units, the little millipede's eyes held only five — "the lowest limit known in the group," Stoev said.
originally posted by: Spacespider
I wish we could extract what it have seen in its life and make it a small movie..
originally posted by: DictionaryOfExcuses
a reply to: Blue Shift
And you still don't think it'd be neat to somehow extract the contents of the bug's experiences and view it in a film?